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Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] (C) Copyright 1985-2001

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Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\TWJ>cd c:/

C:\Documents and Settings\TWJ>cd c:\

C:\>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : TomCatT43
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : no.cox.net

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : no.cox.net
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-11-25-B3-D8-3C
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.101
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 68.105.28.12
68.105.29.12
68.105.28.11
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Sunday, May 23, 2010 10:44:32 AM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, May 24, 2010 10:44:32 AM

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Networ
k Connection
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-12-F0-9E-1E-8F
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

C:\>
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Erik B. replied 4 years ago.

Hi and thanks for choosing Just Answer. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be happy to assist you.

 

OK here is how to fix your problem:

 

 

  • 1. Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard and press R to bring up the Run window.
  • 2. Type ncpa.cpl and click OK.
  • 3. Right click your Wireless Network Connection and choose Properties.
  • 4. Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click the Properties button.
  • 5. Make sure both choices are set to Obtain Automatically.
  • 6. Click OK.
  • 7. Click OK or Close.
  • 8. Reboot the computer and when it joins the network you should be good to go.

 

 

Let me know if you run into trouble and thanks!

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The properties were already set to this config.
Expert:  Erik B. replied 4 years ago.

Did you check the Wireless Network Connection? Below is the info that told me that connection needed to be changed (pertinent info in bold):

 

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network k Connection Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-12-F0-9E-1E-8F Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1 Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

 

 

Please go back and make sure you checked this for the wireless network connection and not the Local Area Connection.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I had forgotten to reboot...It now works fine....Thankyou. Will seek your counsel in future. Thanks.

XXXXX XXXXX
Expert:  Erik B. replied 4 years ago.
Thank you Tom. Please click Accept if satisfied and definitely let me know if you need anything else!

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